Category: Hiking

Classic Hikes of Smokies 2017 schedule

February 21, 2017

Big Creek Classic Hike 2012

by Julie Dodd The Classic Hikes of the Smokies 2017 hiking season begins on March 14 March 28, with a hike on Mingus Creek Trail to the Mingus Family Cemetery. The Friends of the Smokies hiking series provides guided hikes in…

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Mt. Cammerer provides view for Classic Hike of the Smokies

September 21, 2016

Mt Cammerer hike - 2016-09-14

Mt. Cammerer was the goal for the FOTS Classic Hike of the Smokies on Sept. 13, with the Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower providing a majestic 360-degree view of the Smokies. Twenty hikers made 11.4-mile roundtrip hike, led by master hiker…

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Mt. Le Conte: August Classic Hike of the Smokies

September 9, 2016

Classic Hike group - LeConte Lodge - August 2016

by Julie Dodd The August Classic Hike of the Smokies included a special feature — an overnight at LeConte Lodge on Aug. 23. The adventure started with the 26 hikers leaving their cars in the Alum Cave Trail parking lot and…

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